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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 351st Fighter Squadron

People

  • John Hatch

    Military | Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot, Pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed into North Sea in P-47 #4226027

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) North Sea 5 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7517 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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